Clara Lee has what it takes to help you navigate the exciting and sometimes challenging path to buying and selling real estate in Silicon Valley. Her goal is to make your real estate experience as stress-free as possible, accompanying you every step of the way.
Keenly aware of how the purchase or sale of real estate is both a business decision as well as a personal one, Clara brings with her a background in finance and human resources in high-tech. A resident of Silicon Valley and the Bay Area for over 30 years, she is a second generation real estate professional. Her mother, Catherine Dong, created the legacy of excellence in real estate consulting and lending Clara the gift of having been brought up in a real estate-savvy environment. Clara is a graduate of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas where she received dual degrees in Business Administration (majoring in Finance) and Mathematics.
Clara’s connection to the “heart” of Silicon Valley includes her expertise on the various school systems and communities of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties not only as a realtor but also as a parent.
Affiliations, Community Involvement and Awards
Clara is a member of the National Association of Realtors®, the California Association of Realtors®, and the Silicon Valley Association of Realtors®. She has also earned membership into Coldwell Banker's International President's Elite, awarded to the top 3% of CB Residential Brokerage sales associates worldwide.
Together with her husband, Daniel Lee, she also serves on the leadership team at Bridgeway Church of Silicon Valley in Palo Alto.
“I feel that using my skills and background to help others with their real estate needs is what brings me the greatest satisfaction. I consider myself more than just the typical real estate agent. I do this by striving daily to differentiate myself -- with superior service, a solid commitment to my clients and a never-give-up attitude,” says Clara. “I am ready and willing to go that extra mile to help my clients to open doors in Silicon Valley and beyond.”
Clara helped my fiancee and I buy a single-family home in Santa Clara in an extremely competitive market. She always took the time to make sure we were well informed about the home buying process and the current market, and she was very responsive to our emails and texts at any time of the day and night. We challenged her a bit by asking her to make an offer with 1 day's …
-Sean W., Client
Clara is our real estate agent, and I feel so lucky to have her there while we were looking for our first house! Clara is very patient. Before we even start going to open houses, Clara spent hours understanding our needs, educating us and explaining current market. She accompanied us to the first few open houses and during the open houses, she explained to us in detail …
-Yunzhu C., Client
We have absolutely no regrets in choosing Clara as our realtor! Clara never hesitated to go the extra mile to facilitate our home buying process. She really cared about us and always offered valuable advice on things we were never aware of. Unlike some realtors who only want to secure a quick deal, Clara was different - she truly wanted us to be completely satisfied and …
-Serene L., Client
Clara made our house buying experience as painless as possible. She started off by adding us to her mailing list. Basically, we gave her the details of what we were looking for and when a house came into the market with those specs, it was e-mailed to us. This was useful to us, too, because it kept all of these houses in our own personal list and we could look at them …
-Jamie J., Client
Clara is a true professional! She was always prompt and thorough in responding to all our inquires. In our absence she took care of everything to get our home ready to sell. She advised about repairs and preparations to ready and stage open houses as well as how to get the most exposure in defined time lines. We valued and trusted her guidance and suggestions. …
-Patsy G., Client